Building on her millinery courses Contemporary Cockades (available from Hat Academy), Ribbon Beret and Ribbon Halo, delivered via Zoom, Louise Macdonald will extend your repertoire by demonstrating more ribbon folding techniques and applying them to other materials to create beautiful trims and contemporary headpieces (May 2022). Join today
Learn basic traditional millinery techniques to design 2 hats, which can be made from felt or straw, to suit and fit you personally; steaming, blocking, stitching, trimming – all of the essentials are covered in this 4-day workshop at Louise's Melbourne studio (June–July 2022). Enrol today
Also view: Thursday Millinery Class (August)
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Cockade Choreography (May 2022)
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Saturday Millinery Class (June–July 2022)
Thursday Millinery Class (August 2022)
For more than 30 years, milliner Louise Macdonald (Melbourne, Australia) has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.
Louise's designs have stood out at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events.
Louise Macdonald's reputation is not only for fashion headwear, but also for costume work. Hats and bonnets created by the Melbourne milliner can be seen in movies and on TV productions, including BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Merchant Ivory's Howards End.
In 2021 Louise was inducted into the Australian Millinery Association's Hall of Fame in recognition of her contribution to Australian millinery and her volunteer work for the Millinery Association of Australia for over 25 years.
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